moreno ratti turns marble into soft curvy vases in latest collection
 

moreno ratti turns marble into soft curvy vases in latest collection

italian designer moreno ratti used the most famous material from his hometown, carrara, to create his first limited edition vase collection. named ‘fat vases’, the designer wondered what it was like to treat a material as hard and rough as marble, as if it had a soft and plushy nature. the collection includes nine white carrara and blue calacatta marble vases, tightened with a steel band, to give the illusion of the marble being squeezed.

moreno-ratti-fat-vase-carrara-marble-collection-02-14-2020-designboom

 

 

handmade in carrara by moreno ratti, the colleciton aims to deliver ‘humor in a cold world‘. the designer treats the marble as if it was soft skin, wrapping it in a band and even creasing the marble to create the realistic effect. the result is a series of curvy pieces, alluding to the sensual shape of bodies, in different sizes and colors. 

moreno-ratti-fat-vase-carrara-marble-collection-02-14-2020-designboom

moreno-ratti-fat-vase-carrara-marble-collection-02-14-2020-designboom

moreno-ratti-fat-vase-carrara-marble-collection-02-14-2020-designboom

moreno ratti turns marble into soft curvy vases in latest collection

moreno ratti turns marble into soft curvy vases in latest collection

 

 

project info:

 

designer: moreno ratti

project name: fat vases

material: white carrara and blue calacatta marble

 

 

designboom has received this project from our ‘DIY submissions‘ feature, where we welcome our readers to submit their own work for publication. see more project submissions from our readers here.

 

edited by: cristina gomez | designboom

    have something to add? share your thoughts in our comments section below.
    all comments are reviewed for the purposes of moderation before publishing.

    comments policy
    LOG IN
    designboom's comment policy guidelines
    generally speaking, if we publish something, it's because we're genuinely interested in the subject. we hope you'll share this interest and if you know even more about it, please share! our goal in the discussion threads is to have good conversation and we prefer constructive opinions. we and our readers have fun with entertaining ones. designboom welcomes alerts about typos, incorrect names, and the like.
    the correction is at the discretion of the post editor and may not happen immediately.

    what if you disagree with what we or another commenter has to say?
    let's hear it! but please understand that offensive, inappropriate, or just plain annoying comments may be deleted or shortened.

    - please do not make racist, sexist, anti-semitic, homophobic or otherwise offensive comments.
    - please don't personally insult the writers or your fellow commenters.
    - please avoid using offensive words, replacing a few letters with asterisks is not a valid workaround.
    - please don't include your website or e-mail address in your comments for the purpose of self-promotion.
    - please respect jury verdicts and do not discuss offensively on the competition results
    (there is only one fist prize, and designboom usually asks renown professionals to help us to promote talent.
    in addition to the awarded designs, we do feel that almost all deserve our attention, that is why we publish
    the best 100-200 entries too.)

    a link is allowed in comments as long as they add value in the form of information, images, humor, etc. (links to the front page of your personal blog or website are not okay). unwelcome links (to commercial products or services of others, offensive material etc. ) will be redacted. and, ... yes, spam gets banned. no, we do not post fake comments.

    PRODUCT LIBRARY

    a diverse digital database that acts as a valuable guide in gaining insight and information about a product directly from the manufacturer, and serves as a rich reference point in developing a project or scheme.

    design news

    ×
    keep up with our daily and weekly stories
    504,284 subscribers
    - see sample
    - see sample
    designboom magazine